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CNBC
Feb 3, 2013 6:00am EST
valued names. home builders? those things aren't cheap here. stocks like amazon, not a cheap stock by any means. take a look at the whole picture. microsoft, intel, i would actually see people in the ones we refer to as cheap. >> home builders, to mike's point, some people will make an argument that they're fully valued or overvalued at this point. energy is up 8%, financials up 6%. what do you make of this rally here? >> i'm with dan. i am worried a little bit. for today, you would have expected the s&p to take a step back in the middle of the day, maybe consolidate. it never did that. it never did that. given how far we have come since the bottom in march of' 09, memories are just too short. the vix now, you could buy some protection, stay long, fully invested and actually feel good about your position. the only worrisome trade i saw this week was somebody paid up to buy a ton, i mean a boat load of vix call. >> somebody bought the april 2025 call spread, paying 75 cents, 150,000 times, massive trade. it was something that a lot of option traders had their eye on. one more point on
CBS
Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
and restaurants. >>> burned by a knock-off. how counterfeit stuff is being sold through amazon and and the number one fake out there. >>> why do babies cry in the new way to translate what the tears the really mean. so if you have a flat tire dead battery need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. the party place. bars and restaurants are packed... e running a >>> the city of walnut creek has become quite the party place these days. bars and restaurants in the creek with parked. but now the city will be running a bit dry. david jackson explains why certain kind of booze are being banned. david. >>reporter: it will be running a bit dry, ken. that's right. if you look up and down street, you'll see that a lot of the bars
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 1:35am PST
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CNBC
Feb 27, 2013 3:00pm EST
disappointed today. >> probably more the legend. >> and mutual fund bob ol steen on amazon saying it's primed to fall and people will get hurt. he'll make his case hurt. >> in the markets for wednesday, the dow jones industrial average now sitting at the highs of the afternoon with a gain of 1.25%, 172 points higher. 14,7 0 72. last trade on the blue chip average, check the nasdaq, double-digit move there. technology one of the big winners there. checking on the nasdaq, also at the highest level of the afternoon on the nasdaq with a gain of 45 points and the s&p 500 higher by 20. the rally is kick off after more good news on the economy. we had strong data on housing and federal reserve chairman ben bernanke, well, he said this. >> the evidence thus far is that a housing market has hit the bottom and is recovering. >> bernanke also giving no indication at all that fed stimulus will slow down any time soon and the rally really kicked into high gear following that. so in today's closing pebble exchange, mike holland, josh brown, abs cnbc contributor if fusion ant littics, nathan bac
FOX Business
Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
break is it because of amazon? amazon.com will send you stuff for free can we don't have to pay shipping costs, prices are incredibly one point. do you think they are the big gorilla in this market? >> amazon prime is electric avenue laying waste to all the land based retail with shopping centers, shopping mall-based, whether it is the category dominant change, toys "r" us, the future is uncertain, best buy the only one left in consumer electronics. their future is uncertain just like officemax and office depot future was uncertain. had they not combined and even combining amazon can still hit them with tko. gerri: amazon can offer things cheaper and the retailers themselves will buy from amazon rather than the manufacturer because they can get it cheaper, how is that possible? >> is a great question because amazon will sell margins 0-5% to get more size, scale. more market share, exactly what you are referencing. amazon wins and the rest of the competition gets rationalized, most of which is run off of the retail road. gerri: there is a lot of demand as people have started thei
CNBC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
the stock that is seem to be moving higher of late. what is fang? facebooks, amazon net36 and google. they all take major bites out of t the -- as we approach one of the most important days of the we're for the stock market, my birthday. if you want to date me, i was partial to white fang. back to the fang of tech. what makes bob a fan? they have been powering recently. first off, check out facebook, letter "f" for fang. a lot of noise and volivity, there is an important support for facebook at twaempt less than a point below where it is right now. ceiling of resistance at 32. it will be ripe for a pullback, do buying, get to the 23 level. the bullish picture for facebook is the weekly chart. pre pre pressto. >> the stock trade is down in a tight range that looks like a handle. this cup and handle, i know it sounds silly. inviting facebook over for tea time. this is one of the bullish patterns out there. once it breaks out from the handle, facebook did a month ago, you get a sustained move higher. i have to tell you, lang believes this long term move is infancy. 32. and facebook, the
CNBC
Feb 19, 2013 2:00pm EST
from some of the growth runway for google. then amazon. remember, people go to google to search. one of the things they centennial for is commercial products and the extent to which people look at amazon, that's a commercial certainly engine, too. we think that's more than accurately reflected in google's valuation but two fundamental risks. >> the flip side of that, what if larry wright and zuckerberg get into a room and decide to let google search index facebook, however unlikely, what would that google stock purchase google shares go up 5%, 10% on that. 5% one-day pop on that in a market. that clearly would be positive. commercial implications for google may not be that significant. people pay or advertisers pay for commercial leads off google. you put in a lot of personal posts via facebook. there's probably much less commercial intent in there. still, as a stock catalyst, it's a positive. >> i'm glad mark mentioned amazon. i understand you expect google to get into the fulfill men space which would be taking amazon head on, wouldn't it? >> absolutely. i think google has an opportun
PBS
Feb 9, 2013 1:00am PST
fastest growing competitor, amazon, do you think that will take volume away? >> it's interesting you mention that. if you look at amazon, amazon has tremendous distribution here in the united states and may be struggling somewhat in terms of replicating that in other markets, like china. on the other hand, when you look at a company like wal-mart, that company is growing very nicely overseas, expanding and making their overseas operation much more efficient. so wal-mart has a very nice growth trajectory overseas and i think is going to be very competitive against just about any and all comers, including amazon. >> tom: interesting, kind of an international play with wal-mart. you also like extensor, a business consulting services firm but the stock prices has risen, close to the high end of the range. put new money to work here in the low 70s? >> yes, just as wal-mart was a play on the global consumer, exsensor, formerly anthony consulting, is a play on improving business inspector generalling. businesses are in a position where they need to be more competitive, and everything they d
NBC
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
because of the internet. online shopping has taken another step forward beyond ebay and amazon with the advent of the tablet and electronic catalogs. this one is called coffee table and it mixes big retailers together. retailers like hellsburgs and lands' end and l.l. bean. ben choi is the ceo of coffee table. he's also venture capitalist running mavron capital with starbucks' founder howard schulz and spent time at the cia's silicon value chee capital arm but left just before his secret clearance was complete. we should ask about that later, comrade. but in the meantime, in the last segment i carefully said i really like peoria. you're from peoria. >> you're in range. born and raised in peoria. that's what the cia told you. >> that's your cover story. your back story. so on this catalog -- and i played with it and it's very pretty. >> thank you. >> it reminds me of a certain degree of next issue, the magazine app. >> yep. >> it's interactive, colorful. lands' end and l.l. bean are in the same catalog. >> yes. >> which if i were lands' end i'd say i hate those guys, they're my bigge
CNBC
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm EST
. there's competitors like amazon and apple tv and hulu. >> look at that move, 128% over the past three months. >>> finally coca-cola beat iing earnings and falling short on revenue, probably why the stock is off nearly 3% today, wouldn't you say? >> it certainly is. and you look at china and the european sales and weakness not that it's not expected but maybe a little more weakness than folks anticipated. i actually prefer pepsi over coke right now if you want to do the challenge and like the yield in pepsi as well. >>> at the goldman sachs internet conference, ebay ceo donahoe is wrap ugh up. this is one of your largest holdings. >> ebay, their growth is actually accelerating. >> you look at the number of users using the market platform that's ebb sk accelerating. look at the number of users on payment platform accelerating and revenue accelerating qe-3 to q4. the nice thing they're doing i like the name, they're enabling a lot of merchants to get onto the internet and helping them with that process. if you believe it the papal offline opportunity could be big in the future. i'm not a
CNBC
Feb 26, 2013 11:00pm EST
stocks she likes on a technical basis. here is the big three. you know them. amazon. michael kors. yeah, the handbag company. and schlumberger, the oil service company. it is better than dumping everything into the teeth of a sell off because someone doesn't feel good. first check out amazon's daily chart. huh. back in january amazon net a major 1.27 -- remember that extension, 1.272 fibonacci extension, and surpassed it slightly. remember, these extensions typically give boroden targets where a stock will top out at least in the near term and since then amazon has been on the decline, not a big decline but a decline. where does the stock become buyable? there are two key zones created by the clusters of the fibonacci relationships. boroden thinks amazon can find support between 243 and 245, 14.6 points below where it is now. there is another zone of support, 236 to 239. if amazon gets down there you want to hold and only then start buying. it is a terrific call. it is amazon from a fundamental basis, i think that's a good call to get in. how about this one? this is my favorite. m
KCSMMHZ
Feb 18, 2013 2:30pm PST
now growing calls for a re-examination of the whole of the european meat industry. >> amazon has announced they fired a german security company amid accusations that seasonal warehouse workers had been harassed. >> they were named in a german television documentary for allegedly misreading foreigners. suddenly our door wearing copy clothing with a brand strongly associated with the new nazi movement. allegations of overworking and underpaying its staff. temporary workers hired for the christmas season were housed in overcrowded accommodation and paid less than agreed. the service industry union is livid. >> it's hard to grasp how i company like amazon can think of treating their workers like this. the aim now is to make sure dignity is restored to the working condition that amazon. >> unions in germany have long criticized as excessively low wages and breaches of employment law in a variety of industries, but it has not prevented working conditions from sliding steadily downhill and not only an online retailers. on monday, the government released new figures showing the number of
LINKTV
Feb 18, 2013 2:00pm PST
now growing calls for a re-examination of the whole of the european meat industry. >> amazon has announced they fired a german security company amid accusations that seasonal warehouse workers had been harassed. >> they were named in a german television documentary for allegedly misreading foreigners. suddenly our door wearing copy clothing with a brand strongly associated with the new nazi movement. allegations of overworking and underpaying its staff. temporary workers hired for the christmas season were housed in overcrowded accommodation and paid less than agreed. the service industry union is livid. >> it's hard to grasp how i company like amazon can think of treating their workers like this. the aim now is to make sure dignity is restored to the working condition that amazon. >> unions in germany have long criticized as excessively low wages and breaches of employment law in a variety of industries, but it has not prevented working conditions from sliding steadily downhill and not only an online retailers. on monday, the government released new figures showing the number of
PBS
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> officials with amazon.com have released japan figures. they show amazon to be the top online retailer. the figures are in amazon's annual report submitted to a u.s. stock exchange. the firm logged some $7.8 billion in revenue last year in the japanese market. that's about 12% of the firm's in contrt revenue for leading japanese operate rakuten was much smaller at $4.7 billion. amazon has gained more customers in japan by offering free delivery. the firm can ship products on the same day from 11 distribution centers across the country. the growing system of internet retailers is forcing department stores and appliance chains to improve their online services. more headlines and business for you next hour. here is a check on markets. >>> venezuelan president chavez has made a return trip home. he was transimportanted to the military hospital with cabinet ministers and his family. he vowed to conquer the disease and he said he trust his doctors and nurses. venezuelan officials released the first photos of the president since his december surgery. officials said he had a tracheal tube inserted
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
amazon. >> no, no. we have a very different approach. amazon is a retailer. we're a technology platform that is helping retailers and small businesses all over the world. >> charlie: you might want to be something else tomorrow or the next day. >> i don't think we'll ever be handling the goods. we'll never be a retailer. >> charlie: the transaction first. >> commerce and payments platform that partners with retailers all over the world, large and small, to help them compete in this changing commerce environment. and we will never compete with them. that's a very important point to these retailers. they don't view us... >> charlie: retailers will never compete with you. >> we want to enable you to succeed. >> charlie: in mobile and in your business and in many other businesses, is software king? is that what makes the difference? you have the better software? >> well, i think the software is the tool that allows you to build a better user experience. and a better end-to-end user experience. software and the internet the fact that you're connected is enabling experiences we never
CNBC
Feb 19, 2013 3:00pm EST
off with online rival amazon? talking numbers. on the technical side, richard ross global technical strategist with auburn grayson and on the fundamentals abigail doolittle equity strategist and a cnbc contributor. good to see you both. kick us off here. rich, which chart looks better? >> let's start with best buy here. this stock is on an absolute tear, up 46% year-to-date picking it the second best performing stock in the s&p 500 trailing only netflix, ironically, a stock with no physical presence whatsoever. when you look at the chart, you see the decisive breakout from the head and shoulders bott toj. taken out the neckline of the average and taken it out in one fell swoop. stocks like heyman roth, i'll trust it but won't buy it. you can play the momentum from the long side. when you bring up amazon, different story. back in january the stock pushes out to a fresh all-time high on earnings, but that breakup failed and if you break below 262, you want to look out below. you'll test the 200-day at 240 and the 200 week at 173. i'm a better buyer of best buy at this point. >> abigai
WETA
Feb 18, 2013 12:00pm EST
is some people like amazon have made kindl fires out of the thing. they're incompatible with everything else. so in technology they would say this product has forked. it has always these different versions it that don't speak to each other is so you can't write one application on android and have it work across all the products. that's a problem. well, if i were google i wouldn't even be trying that. i would sit there and go wait a minute, my world is the world of the web. and there's going to be a next generation of the web. there is a new technology called htm l5, all that is the programming language around which the web is built so if you think was's the web built in, it's built in html. and all that is the next version. there hasn't been a new one in 12 years. now if you were google and dominated the old one i would have thought the logical was to try to obsolete apps by giving people something where it gave the publisher total control and the consumer total control. but google isn't doing that. >> so is roger right? >> i think he paints too pessimistic a view of the futu
CNBC
Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
saying i think it could be the next decade's amazon ten years ago, another 20-bagger. it's a better business than amazon, a three-bagger later i have i think the 20-bagger scenario over the next ten years is more likely. the company is going gangbusters. when a stock triples you have to take profit so i've sort have been trimming it back, a wide range of outcomes, more downside at 185 than 153 so it's about a 4% position and i like it there. got a lot of upside optionality. >> icons made a killing in netflix in a short period of time. quickly, nokia, short. >> yes. >> baker is going to disagree with you but why? >> got a $15 billion market cap and rallied off its lows but i don't think there's any room for a new type of phone in an apple/android world. they're getting killed at the low end by the low end chinese manufacturers so they're getting killed at the high end and low end. i see them losing money and the stock will continue to go down. >> why are you short blackberry? >> i'm waiting. the lesson i've learned on nokia, when one company introduces a new line of phones, their sal
CNBC
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
number of high growth tech stocks. google, amazon, ebay, series of -- facebook too, they have all benefitted from the apple flows. the google story stands on its own. not only is it still the dominant search player. yahoo! so far behind google at this point. there are also new growth areas for google. this youtube asset, as tv ad budget assets migrate online, there is an enterprise play at google which we think the market severely underappreciates if they -- if the market starts focusing on that, google's clout offering, there is room for the earnings to go higher. >> there was a good article in the wall street journal this morning talking about cloud, amazon, microsoft, google. who will be the winner there? >> that's what i was trying to hint at or talk about. amazon is considered and is the de facto leader in that market. people underappreciate google's positioning in that market. they have got the infrastructure. they got the scale, just like amazon does to compete in that market. the stock gets no credit for it. we think the long-term winner is likely to be amazon. this is an
FOX Business
Feb 20, 2013 9:00pm EST
price of 19 world class retailers, everyone from walmart, amazon, dell, fry's, hhgreg, tiger direct. gerri: there are limits to this, all not sunshine and flowers for consumers, for example. there is a limit to one price match for item. >> that snow big deal, -- that is no big deal, how many irk iridenticaltvs do you buy at onf you want a toaster or a cell phone or's food processor, you can buy each wore with an individual price match guarantee. gerri: here is fine print and hour sales events offered. >> if they sell clearance you will get a good deal, but no cell phones or plans or a price match for items sold by marketplace merchantses like amazon market plate merchants which sold by a third party, it does not cover special orders, there is fine print, as far as price matching i'm paying close attention, it looks pretty good, and the consumer has little to lose. gerri: you kw, this surprised me, i thought that everyone did showrooming, but i'm wrong, said 6% of customers abandon in store deals from elsewhere. is it higher? >> hard to tell, if too many people take advantage of this
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm PST
and amazon fires european firm accused of discrimination. >> emily chang is live with the after the bell report. hi, emily. >> good afternoon, larry and carolyn. dell reported earnings today after the bell. the news isn't good, revenues diving as they debate a lie byeout deal. the company reported sales to just over $14 million and profits down 22%.5l ? >> google shares surpassed 800s aids piece, seeing an uptick in advertising more people use google on smart phones. stock gained 33% in the last year, closing today up $806. >> a look at the broader parkts. a possibility of a merger between office depot and office max. sending stocks higher that, surge in google shares sending your bloomberg silicon valley index higher as well. amazon fired a german security firm accused ofqqy intimidating immigrant workers in german distribution centers days after a documentary aired in which workers said the guards conducted searches of living quarters and kitchens and wore uniforms linked to neo nazies. in a statement, amazon says it has a zero tolerance for discrimination and expects the same of
FOX Business
Feb 23, 2013 11:00pm EST
states that are collecting what is called the amazon sales tax. i say amazon sales tax, what it really is is a tax on all online sales. arizona, california, as you can see, kansas, new york, north dakota, on and on. now, senator dick durbin, democrat from illinois is pushing for a national on-line sales tax. what do you make of that? >> exactly. in the real battle here is not so much between onle and offline as between big and small. so if you're -- if you are a big company like walmart and target you are already paying taxes on all the state because u.s. stores and all the states. that is the rule. if you have a store in the state you're using, you have employees. gerri: that everybody does. >> if you don't then you are not using those resources and what his legislation would do would essentially overturn the 1992 supreme court decision that said, in order to pay taxes and estate you have to have some does go presence there. gerri: that is the big debate that went on bween brick and mortar and online. so here is the estimate from the university of tennessee about how much a nat
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
amazon is launching a virtual occurrencey called amazon coin. users will be able to buy apps in the sore with these coins. and÷kçj amazon will give out ts of millions of the coins once the program starts in may. the move is an effort to lure developers to create apps for amazon. dan, carolyn, back to you. >> thank you. >> is the world ready for os yammaland is in the town in pakistan where u.s. special forces killed osama bin laden is planning to build an amusement park. leaders are laying out the framework for the attraction not far from the compound where bin laden lived. they hope it will attract tourists. they deny it's to improve the town's image. >> let's talk about rain that is coming this way after a long, dry spell. >> yes. spencer christian is here with a look at the accu-weather forecast. >> nothing artificial about the water here. we don't expect it to be heavy but we do need the rain. here is a live view from our mount tam camera over the bay. all of a sudden, just seconds ago, low clouds moved but they're not obscuring our views it from. here is a look at live dop p
FOX Business
Feb 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
the people understand you have done deals with amazon, they think they're ordering products, flying in from warehouses and businesses you actually own, amazon properties in eight different markets over the world, signed a new deal, people look at amazon, how healthy has that been in the books? >> amazon specifically, there are other e-commerce players taking up a lot of space. you name it whether it is raised and mortar retailer or a pure online company. a global phenomenon, not just a u.s. phenomenon at all. we are seeing this in brazil, china, japan, so these companies basically use warehouses and their analog for retail space and we're the largest provider of warehouse space around the world, 550 million square feet of this stuff and pretty active development that can support the business of the growing companies. david: is that significant at all? >> not really. think back five years when you have the leases expiring, the crisis just starting in the fourth quarter of 2008, really accelerating 2008, those were big market not getting market to market, but that is the last bit of i
PBS
Feb 21, 2013 1:00am PST
also facing stiff competition from wal-mart, costco, and amazon. those retailers have lower cost structures which often means lower prices. what's worse, the office supply stores are losing their most lucrative customers: >> your highest margin customers are your small business customers. or someone who just wants to buy something for the home office. and what we've seen is that amazon and costco are targeting these higher margin small business customers. >> reporter: those struggles are reflected in the office depot and office max stock prices. shares of both companies have plunged more than 70% from their highs back in 2006 and 2007, respectively. staples and office depot tried to merge in 1997, but the deal was blocked by regulators because of fear it would lead to higher prices. but most industry experts give this deal a high probability of going through. >> longer-term, this deal is expected to be good for office depot and office max, but also for their biggest rival. if office depot and office max close stores, staples will have less competition. erika miller, "n.b.r.," new
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